Watch Thunder Over Louisville August 15
No virus can stop the Kentucky Derby Festival, just delay it for a while! Celebrate this uniquely Kentucky tradition this August, instead of April, with the kickoff event for the Festival at Thunder Over Louisville. It’s the same fireworks, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 6, 2020 in Louisville Events
Hear the Secret Life of ‘Little House’ August 11
Remember “Little House on the Prairie?” You may be familiar with the popular TV series, the series of books or both. Either way, you probably know a little something about this iconic story revolving around Laura Ingalls Wilder, a girl ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 4, 2020 in Louisville Events
Learn About the Wood and the Trees in Kentucky August 2
Kentucky is full of native trees that represent a big diversity in types of wood. Learn more about the trees you can find right here in Kentucky at a special outdoor lecture at one of Louisville's special outdoor locations, Waterfront Botanical ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 1, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take a Walking Tour This July
Do you like architecture? How about beautiful landscaping? Maybe tall shade trees? Historic homes on quiet streets? Go enjoy all of these things this July and take a Walking Tour of Old Louisville. This is one of Louisville’s most celebrated ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 22, 2020 in Louisville Events
Find Out How to Run For Office July 25
Have you ever thought that maybe you should be on the school board? The city council? Maybe you should even be the mayor or the governor! This July, find out more about how to run for office and get the support you need. Head to the Ali Center and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 20, 2020 in Louisville Events
Celebrate Music at the Grateville Dead Festival July 24
If you’re a fan of the Grateful Dead, the Grateville Dead Festival is definitely for you. Head to the waterfront this July to enjoy music, food and fun. You can wear a mask, bring your hand sanitizer and maintain your distance while ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 19, 2020 in Louisville Events
Cruise Through History July 19
Louisville was founded on the banks of the Ohio River and it was the river that shaped the city. Once, paddle boats and steamships and barges constantly traveled up and down the river, delivering goods and passengers to the growing city on the water....
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 18, 2020 in Louisville Events
Practice Tai Ji in the Gardens July 16
Try a little Tai Ji at the Waterfront Botanical Gardens this July. Enjoy the beautiful scenery while you get into a more serene state of mind. Tai Ji is a slow-motion, low-impact workout that is meditative and relaxing. After everything ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 16, 2020 in Louisville Events
Have a Drink at Old Louisville Tavern This July
Louisville's pubs and taverns are opening back up this July, and just in time! If you've been hungering for a little social interaction, head to the Old Louisville Tavern for a casual atmosphere, comfort food and plenty of good brews.
Drink, Eat and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 9, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go to Kentucky Kingdom This July
Kentucky Kingdom is officially open again this July, and that means the door is open for you to have fun, thrills and good times. Head to the amusement park this summer, because you're long overdue for some fun, some screams and some junk food!
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 8, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take the Louisville Wine Walk July 11
Sip your way around downtown Louisville this July at the Louisville Wine Walk. You’ll get the chance to sample more than 30 different wines. There will also be live music and small food plates for you to snack on. Why not take a unique walk ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 5, 2020 in Louisville Events
Learn More About Steamboats This June
You've probably seen the Belle of Louisville plenty of times, but how much do you know about steamboats like the Belle? During the days of Mark Twain, steamboats traveled up and down the Ohio River. Head to the Howard Steamboat Museum and Mansion ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 28, 2020 in Louisville Events
Feast on a Southern Supper June 18
Have dinner at three restaurants this June for the Southern Supper Series. You’ll get a taste three of the city’s popular restaurants and a look at some of the city’s gorgeous real estate during this special event.
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 16, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take a Picture at Union Station This May
You've probably heard of Union Station in New York City, a hub of travel that's always jam-packed with people. But Louisville has its own Union Station, a beautiful historic location that first opened in 1891. Go take a photo with this historic ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 24, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take a Look at the Levy Brothers Building This May
You may have walked right by the Levy Brothers Building before and didn't realize how special it is. But if you stop to actually look at this building, you'll see why it's so unique. This building is so old, it was featured in "American Architect ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 19, 2020 in Louisville Events
Watch the Sunset on the Waterfront This May
Sit awhile and watch the sunset on the waterfront from Carrie Gaulbert Cox Park. The park is open daily from 6 am to 11 pm and it's got gorgeous river views. See the sun sink below the waves of the river and watch the sky change colors over the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 10, 2020 in Louisville Events
Look Down to See the Artistic Coalhole Covers This May
Louisville is packed with historic homes, century-old architecture and unique little spots. But there's one fascinating feature in the city that most people never notice, because it's under their feet! It's a little-known fact that there's an area ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 2, 2020 in Louisville Events
Solve the Mystery of the Heigold House Facade This April
One of Louisville's most unique historic locations is a bit of a mystery. This April, get out of the house for a while to go down by the river and see the Heigold House Facade. After 175 years, this ornate home front still stands. Take your picture ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 19, 2020 in Louisville Events
See the King Louis XVI Statue This April
Have a little visit with a king this April and see the huge marble statue of someone who, in a way, is a Louisville founding father. You can find His Majesty at the Louisville Metro Hall Courthouse, a building that’s a lot more interesting ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 18, 2020 in Louisville Events
See the Homes in Old Louisville
Old Louisville is a U.S. historic district and the largest preservation district featuring Victorian architecture. This neighborhood looks truly lost in time, an ageless collection of quiet streets where oak trees cast shadows over the tall towers, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 15, 2020 in Louisville Events